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Amazon Launches A 3D Printing Store With Customizable Goods

techcrunch.com — Amazon has launched a new store for 3D-printed goods, which include items that can be customized to change their size, color, material and even aspects of their design. The store covers a range of types of products, including jewelry, electronics, toys and games, and home decor and kitchen supplies, and items are supplied by a number of partners including Mixee, Scupteo and 3DLT.
Jul 28, 2014

Coooooool RT @rlytle: Amazon has launched a 3D printing store to create your own customizable goods: bit.ly/1rRtGNY

Jul 28, 2014

RT @rlytle: Amazon has launched a 3D printing store to create your own customizable goods: bit.ly/1rKHY4B

Jul 28, 2014

RT @rlytle: Amazon has launched a 3D printing store to create your own customizable goods: bit.ly/1rKHY4B

Jul 28, 2014

Amazon has launched a 3D printing store to create your own customizable goods: bit.ly/1rKHY4B

Jul 28, 2014

Amazon Launches A 3D Printing Store With Customizable Goods techcrunch.com/2014/07/28/ama… via @techcrunch

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Napster Owner Rhapsody Passes 2M Paying Users As It Extends unRadio To Europe

techcrunch.com — In 2012, Rhapsody nabbed the European assets of streaming service Napster, covering the UK and Germany, to fill out its 2011 acquisition of Napster in the U.S., as part of its strategy to square up globally to Spotify and other online music rivals.
Jul 29, 2014

Tech Crunch: Napster Owner Rhapsody Passes 2M Paying Users As It Extends unRadio To Europe owl.li/2KQMh3

Uber Gets Down To Business With New Travel Expense Tools And Concur Integration

techcrunch.com — On-demand ride-hailing service Uber has spent four years building a perfect transportation alternative to taxis and black car services in cities around the world. But until today it's just been focused on consumer travel. Now the company is going after a huge new opportunity by changing the way business users can book and expense rides on its platform.
Jul 29, 2014

Uber Gets Down To Business With New Travel Expense Tools And Concur Integration techcrunch.com/2014/07/28/ube… Tip @techmeme ps @dmac1 is drunk

Dive Into Fates Forever, Startup Battlefield’s First MOBA Game

techcrunch.com — When Jason Citron launched Fates Forever in the TechCrunch Disrupt SF Startup Battlefield, it was impressive but many would say they weren't surprised. Gamers have undoubtably heard of Jason's previous success, OpenFeint, one of the first and most significant social platforms for mobile games on iOS and Android.
Jul 28, 2014

Tech Crunch: Dive Into Fates Forever, Startup Battlefield’s First MOBA Game owl.li/2KQgdu

Blockchain Bitcoin Wallet Is Back In The Apple App Store

techcrunch.com — Since Apple pulled Bitcoin wallets from the App Store in January, cryptocurrency fans have been at once calling for the ban to be rescinded and bad-mouthing Cupertino. Now, seven months later, Apple has decided to allow Blockchain.info to publish their app, a very basic - but useful - bitcoin app that securely connects to your Blockchain.info wallet and allows you to send and receive bitcoin on the go.

Zillow To Acquire Trulia In $3.5B Stock-For-Stock Deal

techcrunch.com — Zillow is going to acquire Trulia in a deal worth $3.5 billion in stock, according to the company. The combination of these two real estate tech companies should secure Zillow's position as a market leader in the U.S., with Trulia CEO Pete Flint staying on in his role but reporting to Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff.
Jul 28, 2014

RT @drizzled: I talked to Zillow CEO @spencerrascoff about his company’s $3.5 billion acquisition of Trulia this morning techcrunch.com/2014/07/28/zil…

Jul 28, 2014

I talked to Zillow CEO @spencerrascoff about his company’s $3.5 billion acquisition of Trulia this morning techcrunch.com/2014/07/28/zil…

Jul 28, 2014

RT @TechCrunch: Zillow To Acquire Trulia In $3.5B Stock-For-Stock Deal tcrn.ch/X3mHGy by @drizzled

Going The Distance With A Smart Shoe Made In India

techcrunch.com — Forget Google Glass or Jawbone Up, the next wave in wearable tech might just be a smart shoe from India. The Lechal, meaning "take me along" in Hindi, has a Bluetooth enabled shoe insert that hooks up with Google Maps and buzzes to let you know which way to turn on your chosen route.
Jul 28, 2014

A shoe that syncs with Google Maps and buzzes to tell you which way to turn. bit.ly/1tU0YeW

Jul 28, 2014

"The original idea for the shoe was actually to help the visually impaired navigate the world around them." bit.ly/1tU0YeW

Fleet Unveils An App For Late Night Rides Between Silicon Valley And San Francisco

techcrunch.com — Newcomers to Silicon Valley are often shocked at how appallingly bad the transit options between San Francisco and the rest of the region can be. It's a legacy of fragmented regional governance where nine different counties created at least 10 different semi-overlapping public rail and bus systems. BART was originally going to connect the entire region but two countries dropped out in the 1960s, leaving the system with partial coverage of the Bay.

Vinod Khosla To Speak At Disrupt SF

techcrunch.com — We're excited to announce that Vinod Khosla will once again take the Disrupt SF stage. The last time he was at Disrupt, Khosla dropped a bomb by saying that 70-80 percent of VCs actually add 'negative value' to their invested companies - and only 5 percent, or less, added anything at all.
Jul 28, 2014

Tech Crunch: Vinod Khosla To Speak At Disrupt SF -  We’re excited to announce that Vinod Khosla will o... owl.li/2KPqc6

NPR One Delivers A Curated Public Radio Stream For The Smartphone Era

techcrunch.com — Radio is an increasingly perplexing mode of content delivery as we gain access to more and better streaming services with on-demand programming. But the serendipity of radio is still appealing, the ability to turn on and tune in without having to monitor, tweak and pester.
Jul 29, 2014

RT @TechCrunch: NPR wants to deliver its programming in a way that combines the benefits of both streaming and traditional radio tcrn.ch/1o6qMiD

Jul 28, 2014

"The serendipity of radio is still appealing" – totally agree, and I like that @NPR has new app w/ that in mind: bit.ly/1nzqbL0

Jul 28, 2014

RT @Mediabistro: NPR One Delivers A Curated Public Radio Stream For The Smartphone Era bit.ly/1nzqbL0 (via @TechCrunch)

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Case Remote Lets You Wirelessly Control Your DSLR Camera From A Phone

techcrunch.com — Here's a neat idea aiming to bridge the gap between older generation technology and today's ubiquitous touchscreen smartphones. Case Remote is a wireless remote controller for DSLR cameras which links to an Android or iOS smartphone, allowing the camera kit to be controlled via a mobile app.
Jul 28, 2014

Nice RT @TechCrunch 38s Case Remote Lets You Wirelessly Control Your DSLR Camera From A Phone tcrn.ch/1pmdgLR

It’s Business Time: Airbnb Targets Work Travelers With Concur Partnership

techcrunch.com — Global hospitality startup Airbnb has spent the last six years trying to get consumers comfortable with the idea of staying in someone else's home when traveling. Now the company is trying to make headway in the enterprise, with a new portal specifically designed for business travelers, as well as a partnership with Concur that will make it easier for them to file expenses when booking on its peer-to-peer rental platform.
Jul 28, 2014

It’s Business Time: Airbnb Targets Work Travelers With Concur Partnership techcrunch.com/2014/07/28/air…